Posted On: 12/3/19 10:28 AM

Do you remember as a kid how excited you were for the first day of school? I know back in the day I would lay out my outfit, shoes to match, then stay up all night with anticipation of the reunion with all my friends. First question was always, "How was your summer?"

 If you’re a hooper you have that same feeling this week. This time it is the night before the first practice. You think about all the hard work you put in during the off season. You think about what can you improve on. You think about games you lost, playoff outcomes and/or missing out on the ultimate goal. You’re stuffed from that leftover turkey, mac & cheese and collard greens. Watching all those football games thinking to yourself, man this aint it! Family stopping by, saying they miss you or haven’t seen you in so long. But what’s on your mind? Hoops!

You might not lay your outfit out on the bed, but I bet you make sure your shoes are ready. Brand new or if you just cleaned them with a toothbrush. It doesn’t matter, you made sure they were

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